Prof. Jane Kaye DPhil, LLB, Grad Dip Leg, BA is the Director of the Centre for Law, Health and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX) in the Faculty of Law at the University of Oxford and also leads the Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies at Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, Australia, where she has a fractional appointment.  She obtained her degrees from the Australian National University (BA); University of Melbourne (LLB); and University of Oxford (DPhil). She was admitted to practice as a solicitor/barrister in 1997. She is on a number of international expert committees and scientific advisory boards and has been on the  Nuffield Council Bioethics Working Group on Biodata and Rapporteur for the EC Expert Report,  Biobanks for Europe - A Challenge for Governance, June 2012.  She is also on the editorial boards of Law, Innovation and Technology, the Journal of Law, Information and Science, Genomic Medicine, New Genetics & Society and Life Sciences, Society and Policy.  Her team are leading on the Dynamic Consent project. Her research focuses on the relationships between law, ethics and the emerging technologies in health. The main focus of her research is on genomics with an emphasis on biobanks, privacy, data-sharing frameworks, global governance and translational research. Her full profile is available on the HeLEX website.


Featured publications

Journal Article (53)

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J Bell, S E Wallace, M Mourby and J Kaye, 'Lawful disclosure of administrative data for research purposes in the UK' (2019) 2 Journal of Data Protection & Privacy
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NAA Giesbertz, K Melham, J Kaye and J Kaye, 'Personalized assent for pediatric biobanks' (2017) 12 BMC Medical Ethics 59
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J Kaye, 'From single biobanks to international networks: Developing e-governance' (2011) Human Genetics
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L Curren, J Kaye, H Gowans and P Boddington, 'Identifiability, Genomics and UK Data Protection Law' (2010) 17 Eurpean Journal of Health Law 329
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J Kaye, 'Mapping the regulatory space for genetic databases and biobanks in England and Wales' (2008) Medical Law International
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J Kaye, 'Genetic research on the UK population - do new principles need to be developed?' (2001) Trends in Biotechnology
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J Kaye, 'Safeguards for research using large scale DNA collections' (2000) British Medical Journal
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Report (1)

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Chapter (3)

J Kaye, J Bell and M Prictor, 'Trends and challenges in biobanking, tensions and and traumas in health law' in I Freckelton and K Petersen (eds), Tensions and Traumas in Health Law (The Federation Press 2017)
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N Hawkins, N Kanellopoulou, J Kaye and J Kaye and others, 'Ownership of biomedical information in biobanks' in Pascuzzi G | Izzo U | Mailotti M. (ed), Comparative Issues in the Governance of Research Biobanks (Springer 2013)
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J Kaye, 'Biobanking networks - What are the governance challenges?' in (ed), Principles and practice in biobank governance (Stanger 2009)
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Other (3)

C Johnston, J Kaye and J Bell, 'Who owns your DNA?' (2017) Pursuit (Melbourne University) Legal Affairs
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J Kaye, 'The use of biological sample collections and personal medical information in human genetics reasearch: Issue for social science research and public policy' (1999) Wellcome Trust
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Book (2)

J Kaye, Governing biobanks (Hart 2012)
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J Kaye, Principles and practice in biobank governance (Stanger 2009)
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Research projects